120s

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The 120s decade ran from January 1, 120, to December 31, 129.

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120

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121[edit]

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Asia[edit]
  • Era name changes from Yongning (2nd year) to Jianguang in the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty.

122[edit]

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  • Change of era name from Jianguang (2nd year) to Yanguang of the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty.

123[edit]

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Arts and sciences[edit]

124[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]
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125[edit]

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Africa[edit]
  • Plague sweeps North Africa in the wake of a locust invasion that destroys large areas of cropland. The plague kills as many as 500,000 in Numidia and possibly 150,000 on the coast before moving to Italy, where it takes so many lives that villages and towns are abandoned.
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126[edit]

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Roman Empire[edit]
  • The old Pantheon is demolished by Emperor Hadrian and the construction of a new one begins (its date is uncertain, because Hadrian choses not to inscribe the temple).
Asia[edit]
  • First year of the Yongjian era of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

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India[edit]

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128[edit]

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Arts and sciences[edit]

129[edit]

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Significant people[edit]

Births[edit]

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  • Apuleius, Numidian novelist, writer, public speaker (approximate date)

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Deaths[edit]

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References[edit]

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  3. ^ Declercq, Dominik (1998). Writing Against the State: Political Rhetorics in Third and Fourth Century China. BRILL. p. 408. ISBN 9789004103764.
  4. ^ Goodman, Howard L. (2010). Xun Xu and the Politics of Precision in Third-Century Ad China. BRILL. p. 39. ISBN 978-9004183377.
  5. ^ "Cai Lun | Biography, Paper, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 14 February 2020.
  6. ^ Peterson, Barbara Bennett (2016). Notable Women of China: Shang Dynasty to the Early Twentieth Century. Routledge. p. 93. ISBN 978-1-317-46372-6.
  7. ^ Asma, Stephen T. (2009). On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears. Oxford University Press. p. 57. ISBN 9780199745777.